ABOUT CHEHALEM CULTURAL CENTER
The Chehalem Cultural Center celebrates the arts, community, education, and heritage. With world-class exhibition galleries, a state-of-the-arts ceramics studio, arts classrooms, music and recording studios, a black box theater and a grand ballroom, the Chehalem Cultural Center is an all-in-one arts and culture facility. Year round programming includes art and historical exhibitions, dynamic and colorful free cultural events, lectures and discussions, workshops and classes in various arts mediums for adults and children, and an array of live theater and music performances.
The Chehalem Cultural Center is looking for part-time Youth Art Educators to join our small, passionate team during our Fall Session Two classes and beyond! We are looking for creative, fun, compassionate, reliable teachers to help inspire young artists ages 3-18. An ideal instructor can lead fun and engaging visual arts lessons in a wide variety of mediums and techniques during our classes: Focuses in crafts, drawings, paintings, sculptures, theater, and more. The small staff of our education programs pull off a big job, and each educator is relied upon to be a leader and team-player, creative thinker, and problem solver. Support is provided for training and curriculum development. We are open to bringing on educators who have experience teaching other mediums that we can add to our offerings.
This temporary/seasonal part-time role offers 3-10 hours depending on class load (You can teach one class up to 5 classes a week) $13.50-$15.00 DOE
Upcoming Fall Classes Session Two Running November 2-December 18 & Ongoing for Classes January-March 2022 and future Camps
• Safely follow all Oregon Health Authority (OHA) guidelines during COVID-19
• Classroom leadership and management with various ages, class sizes ranging from 5-10 students (following current OHA guidelines)
• Art project creation, development, and teaching
• Classroom set-up and clean-up
• Leading and assisting other teachers with art activities, and open studio time
• Exposure to and passion for the arts
• Experience working with kids
• Strong communication skills both written and oral
• Strong problem solving and organizational skills
• Ability to gracefully take direction as needed
• Integrity, sense of humor, self-directed
The Chehalem Cultural Center requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all paid employees and contractors.
• Bilingual (Spanish/English)
• Fine Arts skills, Theater skills or Literary Arts Skills
• Teaching and/or camp experience
• First Aid/CPR Certified (can be obtained during training, paid by CCC)
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit application materials via email to Clara-Liis Hillier, Education Coordinator (email@example.com) which must include:
1. Cover letter explaining your interest, experience, and passion for working with youth and the arts
2. Resume with 3 references (using both personal and professional references)
3. Your availability (Sessions, Days, Times)
Ongoing applications may be submitted for future teaching
Incomplete applications may not be considered.
Please no phone calls.